Connecting Trauma and Spirituality

Learn why it’s important to view clients through a bio-psychosocial and spiritual lens, and how to how to assess for spiritual resources.

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Is it Time to Return to Your Face-to-Face Practice?

Five months ago, the decision to switch to tele-therapy was made for us when our communities went into lockdown. Regardless of how we philosophically or clinically felt about the pros and cons of online therapy, if we wanted to continue our therapeutic work, we accepted the fact that subscribing to an online platform was a reality and a necessity.

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Dysregulated Newborns and The Need for Parental Education and Support

In the best circumstances, caretakers respond to an infant’s cries with kindness and compassion. But consider how challenging the crying combined with sleep deprivation must be for caretakers who either have a history of trauma or don’t get the support that they deserve and need in the early months of being new parents.

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15 Ways to “Power Down” for the Summer

As we continue to navigate social distancing and attempt to keep track of what the latest “phase” allows us to do, whatever else your plans include, my hope is that you use a good part of your summer to “power down.” 

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Childhood Mirrors

I’ve always believed that in childhood we see ourselves reflected through the faces and the eyes of our primary caretakers: in essence, they are our “mirrors.”

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Therapists as Loving ‘Mirrors’

Learn about the clinical benefits of pausing the work, asking permission and reflecting back for the client what you hear or observe during a session.

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Digital Technology Parenting and Attachment

Now more than ever with kids being homeschooled, staying in place, and more disconnected from peers and outside activities, clinicians need to ask questions about excessive video gaming and the use of digital technology. Learn how this can impact attachment and why it’s important for therapists to bring it up in therapy.

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Coronavirus: Navigating Anxious Times – Coping strategies to keep your anxiety above the curve.

Understandably, these are anxious times, as information about the coronavirus spreads throughout the U.S. and the world, people are experiencing varying degrees of worry and trepidation. Anxiety is often triggered by an event or situation that is inherently stressful, or has uncertainty attached to it.

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The Power of Mandalas

Learn why this expressive modality can have such a profound impact on affect regulation, while helping to keep clients in the optimum window of arousal.

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Getting Through the Holidays, Fruitcake, Mistletoe, Anxiety and Stress

Even though the malls pipe in holiday cheer, lights twinkle on houses, and TV ads depict families frolicking in the show, it’s important to keep in mind this can be a time of great ambivalence and emotional overwhelm for many people.

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